Donna Jo Napoli
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Let it go, then try again.
Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?
A. an elephant
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
A. People who say, "Oh, you write for children? That must be pure fun."
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. "Do you believe in magic?" (The Lovin' Spoonful) "I can't help falling in love with you" (Elvis) "What a wonderful world" (Louis Armstrong" "Light my fire" (The Doors) "America" (by Simon & Garfunkel, but i love it sung by James Taylor)
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. Raising my children without completely messing them up.